Building metalwork: Zinc, or copper - 36540

Zinc, or copper - 36540

What is Freight Class?

When shipping your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you have to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standardized code created by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation.
Ship zinc, or copper accurately by using the information below:
36540
Zinc, or copper
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Commodity note:
Combined,When in shipments of 24,000 pounds or more, provisions include accompanying equipment of hangers, in boxes or crates

Subclasses for

Zinc, or copper - 36540

Often, NMFC codes have subclasses. These subclasses generally are based on the density of the shipment.
In this instance, the commodity, zinc, or copper, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info

36540-1

36540-2

100

77.5

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Not nested nor in strip or roll form

NOI

Not nested nor in strip or roll form

NOI

Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

How can I determine NMFC codes?

An organization named the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) publishes a list of freight class designations, codes, and subclasses for frequently shipped commodities (https://classit.nmfta.org/). You must pay a subscription fee to view it. Find more information about freight classes from the experts at Koho for free on our freight classes pages.

How many freight classes are there?

The National Motor Freight and Traffic Association has 18 freight classes numbered 50 to 500. The lower the freight class, the lower the cost of transporting that freight.

What happens if I don't put an NMFC freight class on my BOL?

If you don't include an NMFC code on your BOL, it is very likely that your carrier will charge you a reclassification fee and charge you the cost of shipping the freight they they determine your shipment is.